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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Select which Contacts to Display in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

The stock Contacts app in your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge lets you to retrieve contacts from various sources, e.g: device storage, SIM card, Google account, etc. By default, this app will show all contacts from all available sources. However, you can set this app to show contacts from a specific source only or according to your own selection.


How to select which contacts to display?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open Contacts app.Tap More at the top right and then select Settings.
Tap Contacts to display.
Now, you'll be provided with the following options(it may be displayed differently depending on accounts that you have added to the stock Contacts app):
All contacts: select this option if you'd like to show all contacts from all available sources. This option is enabled by default.Device: select this option if you'd like to show contacts saved in the device storage only.SIM card: select this option if you'd like to show contacts saved in the SIM card only.Your S…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Move Contacts from Phone to Google Account in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

If you have added a Google account to your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, you can move your contacts saved in the device storage to that account as an alternative way to backup your contacts. Next time, when you need to retrieve your contacts back to your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge or other Android phones, you can do so simply by adding the Google account to the phone.


How to move contacts from phone to Google account?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open Contacts app.Tap More at the top right and then select Settings.
Tap Move device contacts to.
Tap Google account.
All contacts saved in the device storage will be moved to your Google account.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Export Contacts From Phone to SIM Card in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

When needed, you can easily export some or all contacts from phone to SIM card in your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, as the example: when you need to backup some important contacts saved in the device storage by copying them to your SIM card, when you want to copy contacts to other devices by using your SIM card, etc. But, you have to remember that since a SIM card only saves a name and a phone number in a single contact, other contact information may be lost when you export it to the SIM card.


How to export contacts from phone to SIM card?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open Contacts app.Tap More at the top right and then select Settings.
Tap Import/Export contacts.
Tap Export button.
Tap SIM card.
A pop up window will appear to inform you that the information in the name and phone number fields will be copied but some contact information may be lost when you export contacts to the SIM card. Tap Export button to continue exporting contacts.
Select the required contacts you want to e…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Export Contacts List as .VCF File in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

There are some reason you might want to export your contacts list in your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge as .vcf file, e.g: when you want to backup your contacts list so when you lost them you can easily retrieve them back to your phone by importing that .vcf file, when you want to transfer your contacts list to other devices, etc.


How to export contacts list as .vcf file?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open Contacts app.Tap More at the top right and then select Settings.
Tap Import/Export contacts.
Tap Export button.
Tap Device storage to save .vcf file to your phone's storage.
All contacts saved in the device storage will be exported to the internal storage of your phone as .vcf file.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Import .VCF Files to the Contacts List in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

There are some reason you might need to import .vcf files to your contacts list in your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, e.g: when you receive .vcf files from other devices and want to add contacts within these files to your contacts list, when you had exported your own contacts list to a .vcf file and want to import your contacts back to your phone, etc. 


How to import .vcf files to the contacts list?
As the example, we'll try importing some .vcf files to the contacts list by using the following steps:
Open Contacts app.Tap More at the top right corner of the screen and then select Settings.
Tap Import/Export contacts.
Tap Import button.
Tap the required storage location you want to use to save the contacts within .vcf files. As the example, if you select Device then the contacts within .vcf files will be saved to your phone's memory.
All .vcf files in your phone will be displayed here.Now, select the required .vcf files you want to import and then tap Done button to start importing the se…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Create a New Contact in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

There are various ways that you can do to retrieve contacts to your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, from syncing contacts of your existing account up to transferring contacts from other devices. However, there are some reason you might need to manually add a contact to your phone, e.g: when you receive call or message from someone and want to add the number to your contacts list, when you meet someone and he asks you to save his number, etc.


How to add a new contact?
You can add a new contact by using several ways. As the example, we'll do so by using three different methods: from the contacts list, from the keypad and from the logs.

Method #1: From the contacts list
You can add a new contact while viewing your contacts list by using the following steps:
Open Contacts app.Tap at the bottom right corner of the screen to create a new contact.By default, the storage location for your contacts is the phone memory. If you'd like to change it, tap the drop down box at the top of the screen an…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Remove S Finder and Quick Connect Buttons from the Notification Panel in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

One of the functions of the notification panel in your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is letting you view unread notifications before you open it in an appropriate app. However, when you have some unread notifications, they will be piled so you have to swipe up the notification screen to view all of them. Luckily, if you have updated your phone to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, you can get extra space for your missed notifications in the notification panel by removing the S Finder and Quick connect buttons.


How to remove S Finder and Quick Connect buttons from the notification panel?
You can disable both these buttons so they won't be displayed in the notification panel by using the following steps:
While the screen is unlocked, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel.Tap Edit at the top of the screen.
At the bottom of the screen, clear the checkbox above the S Finder and Quick connect to disable both these buttons, then tap Done button to save the changes and return to t…